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Submitted by Safraz (United States), Dec 17, 2006 at 13:09

Susan,

Please go educate yourself on the Moors and the Ottomans. How can you deny that the civilizations that inspired the European rennaissance and the ones that that invented algebra and rediscovered mathematical and scientific reason from the Greeks and Indians, and shared it with the entire world - how can you deny that they were not civilizations of logic and reason.

Your tragic mistake is comparing those civilizations to the modern world. How can you do such an unfair thing? Do you compare medieval Europe to the modern world to argue that Chirstianity is violent because Christian empires were constantly at war?

Do you use Moses' and David's historical battles and massacres of non-believers to argue that Judaism is a naturally violent religion? Then why do so of Islam, its empire and its prophet?

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